Do you know when “kitteh” is a perfectly acceptable—perhaps even preferred—spelling for the readership? Today, in my How To column at Copyediting.com, I explore some of the
Tag: professional development
Winter Editor Training
Seven professional development offerings online by me for editors this season; five of them are available on-demand. To get (only) training notifications by email, sign up
Who to Put on Your Advisory Board, and Where to Find Them
Only 6% of small and medium sized businesses build such a support network, according to the BDC study. Those who did build an advisory board saw
Build Your Career Advisory Board, Part 1
An advisory board, whether formal or informal, lasting or ad hoc, helps you direct and grow your career into something that meets your needs and
How to Use the Windows Version of MS Word, for Mac Users
Are you facing a Windows computer with panic? Not to fear, the quick tutorial below will set you in the right direction. Thankfully, the Word
How to Tell When you Need Training
Do you really need training? How to tell. When to get it. And where to get it. Today, in my How To column at Copyediting.com.
How to Pick an Editing Conference
There are many articles full of advice on getting the most out of a conference, over at Copyediting.com. Today I add some points to help you
Editing Certificate or Certification?
Certification is an easy way to stand out from the crowd, and it’s not the same as taking a certificate program. Three sources for certification,
Find Time to Learn This Year
After narrowing down the learning possibilities last week, we find time to learn this year, in my How To column at Copyediting.com today.
Deciding What to Learn This Year
I’m taking on InDesign, mostly so I can work more effectively with designers and the rest of the production team (i.e., be less annoying for